Do people need to follow a special diet after having weight-loss surgery?

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People do need to follow a special diet after having weight loss surgery. After bariatric surgery people typically start with a liquid diet, move on to a puree diet and eventually eat regular food. People should try to eat small meals frequently that are mainly based on proteins, while staying away from carbs and starches. It really has to be a long-term commitment with regard to nutrition because their eating behavior has to change.

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Weight Loss Procedures and Surgeries

Weight Loss Procedures and Surgeries

Weight loss surgery procedures, including liposuction, gastric bypass, gastric botox and Lap Band surgery are viable options for those needing help with excessive weight loss. But they aren't without their risks. Weight loss surge...

ry procedures should only be performed on individuals for whom regular diet, exercise and medication didn't prove effective. Check out the answers below for more information on how weight loss surgery has advanced over time and which one might be best for you.
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